Brain Tumour Treatment cost in Turkey

Turkey has become an important destination for health tourism as millions of tourists visit every year and obtain a considerable amount of revenue from health tourism. The treatment of Brain Tumor in Turkey is considered to be one of the best in terms of the healthcare specialists prevalent in the country as well as the quality of Healthcare Standards. The cost of Brain tumor treatment in turkey starts from USD 2800 but can vary substantially based on the complication of the case of the exact hospital where you are getting treated. A number of tourists from around the world favor healthcare institutions in Turkey and the surgical procedures performed by the latest technology in Turkey are very cost-effective as compared to Europe and the USA. Overseas patients are inclined towards Turkish hospitals in many fields of medicine such as tumour procedures, brain surgery, etc. with regards to low cost and at the same time, it offers state of the art infrastructure and advanced facilities.

The uncontrolled growth of cells in any part of the brain or in any part of the body and spreads to the brain is termed as a brain tumour. They can result due to exposure to radiation, family history of brain tumours or cancer located anywhere else in the body reaches the brain. If the brain tumour remains undiagnosed, it can prove to be fatal and thus, it is important to initiate treatment as soon as the diagnosis is confirmed.

Brain tumours can be diagnosed with the help of MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), CT (computed tomography), and PET (positron emission tomography). To determine if the tumour is benign or malignant, a biopsy of a tumour is taken. The brain tumour can be removed by surgery and the treatment modalities which can be used to treat brain tumour includes radiation therapy, chemotherapy and surgery.

While booking a round trip, a person needs to spend 6-8 weeks in Turkey which depends on the surgery performed, whether the patient requires rehabilitation and how fast the patient recovers. The patient may fully recover after 8 weeks of the surgery. Talking about the latest technology which turkey has to offer, NP Istanbul Brain hospital, Turkey is the first hospital in Turkey and second in Europe offers state of the art technology for brain and spinal surgery, paediatric brain, spine and neural surgery, and operations for Parkinson's and movement disorders and is the only hospital which offers 1A Ultra Clean surgery room in Turkey for brain surgery.

Following is the list of cities and the associated costs for Brain Tumour Treatment in Turkey

CityMinimum CostMaximum Cost
BursaUSD 10100USD 11200
ElazigUSD 10560USD 11250
TrabzonUSD 10130USD 11950
AntalyaUSD 10800USD 11660
TokatUSD 10620USD 11680
SamsunUSD 10180USD 11690
CanakkaleUSD 10270USD 11370
AnkaraUSD 10260USD 11790
FethiyeUSD 10330USD 11090
SivasUSD 10030USD 11630

Treatment and Cost

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USD 9000

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Anadolu Medical Center located in Kocaeli, Turkey is accredited by ISO, JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • The Medical Center is present over an area of 188.000 square meters. This is inclusive of the indoor area which is 50 thousand square meters.
  • Let us also have a look at some of the important infrastructure pointers of this hospital.
  • Bed capacity of 201
  • Outpatient Clinic at Ata?ehir
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation Center that opened its doors in June 2010
  • Developed and using latest technologies such as IMRT and Cyberknife
  • Multidisciplinary care
  • An OECI-designated clinical cancer centre

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USD 10920 - 12030

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Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, Medical Park Canakkale Hospital located in Canakkale, Turkey has a wide variety of facilities available for International Patients. Some of the facilities which are provided by them are Accommodation, Airport Transfer, Choice of Meals, Interpreter, SIM, TV inside room. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • 32 patient rooms
  • 2 Operating rooms
  • 75 bed capacity
  • 24*7 Emergency Service
  • Fully equipped Neonatal Care Unit (6 Incubators)
  • In-house Pharmacy
  • Luxurious rooms for patients designed in such a way that they will feel like at 5-star hotel
  • Nurse-call system in rooms
  • Cafeteria/Restaurant

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USD 10270 - 11370

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Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, Antalya Anadolu Hastanesi located in Antalya , Turkey has a wide variety of facilities available for International Patients. Some of the facilities which are provided by them are Accommodation, Airport Transfer, Choice of Meals, Interpreter, TV inside room. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • A technological powerhouse, it provides 24*7 trauma care.
  • 4 suites and 54 luxurious rooms
  • 3 exceptional operating theatres
  • 3 Intensive Care Units
  • Efficient and capable healthcare personnel
  • Focus on patient care, reasonable prices
  • State of the art diagnostics setup
  • Recognised for providing integrated care for complex cases and rare cases
  • Latest 1.5 Tesla MR, 64 2 Multi-slice Computed Tomography (CT), coronary angiography, and panendoscope
  • Treatments such as angioplasty(PTCA), cryotherapy, IVF, ERCP, peritoneoscopy, facial palsies, and electro shock wave lithotripsy are available
  • Widely experienced and well educated healthcare professionals are at the forefront of healthcare delivery at the Antalya Anadolu Hospital, Antalya, Turkey

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Biruni University Hospital started to serve in 2016. It is a full-fledged multi-specialty healthcare facility, situated in Istanbul, Turkey. The hospital is well-known for its outstanding medical care standards, and it has acquired numerous certificates from international quality organizations. It is a renowned & well-established healthcare facility that provides cutting-edge diagnostic and treatment approaches. They have a team of highly skilled doctors and surgeons on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week to deliver the best medical care possible.

The hospital has various medical departments such as Cardiology, Neurology, Urology, Rheumatology, Pediatrics, General Medicine and Surgery, Gastroenterology, etc. Popular treatments conducted at the hospital are Pediatric Neurology, Cardiac Stenting, Balloon Angioplasty, Bypass surgery, plastic surgery procedures like Hair transplant, & Botox injections, and many more.  The hospital is known for its most valuable service i.e. service to human health. Hospital management & professionals define their service concept with the significance attached to the belief. The management is concerned with both medical statistics and, above all, the satisfaction of the patients. Patients from other countries are well looked after. The hospital offers international patients a relaxing and secure environment in terms of psychology, comfort, and health.

The hospital's primary purpose is to provide world-class patient-centered health care through our highly responsible team who can produce information and use it appropriately. With its university-based scientific infrastructure and competent health care, the hospital's management has long-term plans for it, with a desire to be an innovative and leading health institution that is regarded as a reference in the country and around the world. Several value-added services and quality policies are available at the facility. To mention a few, the hospital is open to development and technology, continuously measuring and improving, training qualified health professionals, caring about patient and employee satisfaction, and becoming mobilized to bring an environment of reliable diagnosis, treatment, and care to the majority of the society.


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Memorial Atasehir Hospital located in Istanbul, Turkey is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Covers an area of 22,000 sqm in the Anatolian side of Istanbul
  • The Hospital has comfortable patient rooms, designed while considering all the required needs of the patients
  • Capacity of 144 beds
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Emergency Department

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USD 10960 - 11140

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Medicana Konya Hospital located in Konya, Turkey is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Providing services in a closed area of 30.000 m2
  • It has a total of 80 physicians (including 32 specialist physicians), 37 academicians, 8 practitioners, 1 psychologist and 2 Dieticians
  • General and Neonatal Intensive Care Units
  • Total bed capacity for 223 beds with 49 in general intensive care, 7 in cardiovascular surgery intensive care, 9 beds in coronary intensive care unit, 41 in NICU and 117 service beds
  • Operating rooms are equipped with the latest medical technologies & state-of-the-art equipment like IT, MRI (1.5 Tesla), Mammography, Ultrasonography, etc.
  • Laboratories and Imaging Units
  • UHA Unit for International Patients
  • Pharmacies on Duty
  • Hospital rooms are categorized as Standard rooms and Suite rooms
  • Rooms are fully equipped with basic needs of a patient and their relatives, like TV, Mini Fridge, Nurse call system, telephone, central air conditioning ventilation system, etc.
  • 24-hour cafeteria
  • Parking lot
  • Mens & Womens Place of worship

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Medical Park Gebze Hospital located in Kocaeli, Turkey is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Established in an area of 17,000 sqm
  • Capacity of 118 beds
  • 49 Intensive Care Units
  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Department
  • Microsurgery Department
  • 24*7 Emergency Department
  • Laboratory
  • Angiography Unit
  • Neonatal ICU (NICU)
  • Coronary Intensive Care Unit
  • General Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

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USD 10930 - 11880

FOR Brain Tumour Treatment


Started as a small hospital and has become a large general Hospital with-

  • 254 beds
  • 12 Operating rooms
  • Staff of 1600 people including expert physicians, nurses, and auxiliary health personnel
  • Guven Medical Surgical Centre
  • IVF Centre
  • Blood Bank
  • Organ Transplant Centre
  • Fully-equipped centres to perform various types of Surgeries
  • Guven Healthy Living Campus for patients

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USD 10640 - 11710

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Medicana Camlica Hospital located in Istanbul, Turkey is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • 150 bedded Hospital
  • Specialty-based clinics
  • Fully-equipped patient rooms

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USD 10640 - 11550

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Architecture of the Hospital designed as per the comfort of patients-

  • Consisting of 8 floors, 212 bed capacity
  • 75m2 suite rooms
  • 35 thousand m2 closed area
  • 7 operating rooms
  • 53 polyclinics
  • 54 Departments
  • Hotel-like patient rooms
  • Intensive care units consisting of 33 beds
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Center inside the hospital
  • PYXIS computerized medicine system working with fingerprint
  • Social waiting areas
  • Indoor and Outdoor Cafeterias & Restaurants

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USD 10160 - 11650

FOR Brain Tumour Treatment


Lokman Hekim Esnaf Hospital located in Fethiye, Turkey is accredited by ISO. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • The patients rooms have been designed to simulate hotel comfort; homely private rooms equipped with spacious en suite bathrooms, television and Wi-fi
  • Rehabilitation Center
  • Emergency Department
  • ICU
  • International Patient Department comprises of a Medical Doctor, a tourism doctor, a manager, an assistant manager and 7 officers

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USD 10330 - 11090

FOR Brain Tumour Treatment


Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, Medical Park Karadeniz Hospital located in Trabzon, Turkey has a wide variety of facilities available for International Patients. Some of the facilities which are provided by them are Accommodation, Airport Transfer, Choice of Meals, Interpreter, TV inside room. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Situated in an area of 12.000 square meter
  • Capacity of 107 beds
  • Intensive Care Unit (17 beds)
  • Neonatal ICU (NICU- 12 beds)
  • 6 Operating Rooms
  • Cafeteria

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USD 10400 - 12080

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Acibadem Altunizade Hospital located in Istanbul, Turkey is accredited by JCI. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • The indoor area of Acibadem Hastanesi - Altunizade, Istanbul, Turkey is one of the largest at 98,000 square meters.
  • There are 550 beds and as many parking spots.
  • 75 of the beds are in the intensive care unit.
  • A hybrid operating room which has 3 diagnostic units at one location which is an amazing concept as at one time surgeries can be performed in 3 operating theatres.
  • International patients are serviced well through a particular center for them where services related to therapy and diagnostics are done.
  • Healthcare delivery in this part of the hospital can be availed in 16 different languages.
  • Robotic Surgery and Cell Therapy Unit are representative of the high standards of technology present in the hospital.

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USD 11830 - 12610

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Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, Istinye University Bahcesehir - LIV Hospital located in Istanbul, Turkey has a wide variety of facilities available for International Patients. Some of the facilities which are provided by them are Accommodation, Airport Transfer, Choice of Meals, Interpreter, TV inside room. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • A 21-storey Hospital covers 62,500 sqm with ability to handle any emergency situation
  • Equipped with 300+ beds, 10 palliative care beds and 12 operating rooms
  • 30 Observation Rooms, which are convertible to Intensive Care Rooms in the need hour
  • Emergency Department with Emergency specialists
  • 64 Specialities Professional Centers like Organ Transplantation Center, Vascular Health Center, Spine Health Center, Check-up Center, etc.
  • IVF center
  • Pain Clinic
  • Stroke Center/Unit
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • International Guest Department
  • In an emergency transfer of patients via air, the hospital also has an air ambulance facility

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Apart from in-detail treatment procedures available, Eregli Anadolu Hospital located in Zonguldak, Turkey has a wide variety of facilities available for International Patients. Some of the facilities which are provided by them are Accommodation, Airport Transfer, Choice of Meals, Interpreter, SIM, TV inside room. Also listed below are some of the most prominent infrastructural details:

  • Latest cutting edge technology applied in the diagnostic and medical treatment equipment and processes.
  • Complex and critical conditions have been treated by the hospital over time.
  • Inbuilt area is 9000 square meters
  • 130 inpatient bed capacity
  • 30 physicians working in the hospital
  • A number of polyclinics
  • Diagnostic facilities such as with imaging, sleep labs, biochemistry labs
  • Emergency rooms available
  • Intensive care units for critical cases
  • Operation theatres with latest facilities

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USD 10690 - 11360

FOR Brain Tumour Treatment

About the Brain Tumour Treatment

A brain tumor is a cancerous or a non-cancerous growth of cells in the brain. This growth of abnormal cells can take place in any part of the brain or it can happen in any other body party and spread to the brain.

It is a fairly common condition that affects millions of people around the world. An undiagnosed brain tumour can prove fatal and therefore, it is necessary to undergo specific tests and initiate treatment as soon as the diagnosis is confirmed.

The symptoms of a brain tumour can be confused with some other medical condition, especially migraine. Increasingly strong headache and blurred vision are the two most common symptoms of a brain tumour. People with this condition can also experience seizures, confusion, nausea, vertigo, impaired voice, and loss of balance.

Treatment for a brain tumour depends on several factors. The type, size, and the location of a tumour, in addition to the overall health of the patient and his or her age, are some of the considerations made by the doctor while preparing a brain tumour treatment plan.

Different treatment modalities can be used to treat brain tumour patients and surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy are among them. Usually, a combination of treatment modalities is used to conduct brain tumour treatment.

How is Brain Tumour Treatment performed?

The procedural details depend on the type of treatment that the patient is recommended to undergo. A surgery is almost always recommended for brain tumor patients. TO remove the tumor in the brain, the surgeon first opens the skull, a procedure known as a craniotomy.

During the surgery, the aim of the surgeon is to remove as much tumor as possible without affecting the nearby tissues. Partial tumor removal is carried out in some patients to reduce the size of the tumor to make sure that it can be treated with radiation therapy or chemotherapy.

The tumor is left as in some patients. In such cases, the doctor only removes a sample of the tumor tissue for a biopsy. The biopsy in the case of brain tumor patients is mostly conducted with the help of a needle. During this procedure, the tissue sample is looked under a microscope to identify the type of cells that it has. Accordingly, the doctors advise a course of treatment.

Radiation therapy is another treatment modality used in the case of patients with brain cancer and tumors that cannot be removed through surgery. Additionally, it is also used to destroy tumor cells that could not be removed during surgery.

External radiation therapy, internal radiation therapy, and GammaKnife or stereotactic radiosurgery are some of the forms of radiation therapies commonly used to treatment brain tumor patients.

Chemotherapy is the third treatment used for a brain tumor. It involves the use of a specific combination of drugs to kills cancer cells. These drugs are mostly administered intravenously and the patients are not required to stay in the hospital for this procedure. Chemotherapy is administered in cycles.

Recovery from Brain Tumour Treatment

After a surgery for brain tumor removal, the patients need extra time to heal fully. Additionally, it may take a few months for the patient to return back to normal energy levels. The total time taken by the patient to recover, however, depends on several factors. This may include the following:

  • The duration of treatment
  • The number and type of treatment modalities used
  • Patient’s age and overall health
  • The exact location of the tumor in the brain
  • The area of the brain affected by tumor
  • The exact length of hospital stay after the surgery may vary among patients. However, a five to six-day stay is the most common among patients. The patients are carefully monitored during this period. A team of occupational, physical, and speech therapists helps with the rehabilitation of the patient during the recovery phase.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Brain Tumour Treatment cost in Turkey?
The minimum cost of Brain Tumour Treatment in Turkey is about USD$ 9000. Brain Tumour Treatment in Turkey is available across many hospitals in different states.
What are the factors affecting the cost of Brain Tumour Treatment in Turkey?
Different hospitals have different pricing policy when it comes to the cost of Brain Tumour Treatment in Turkey. The cost quoted by some of the best hospitals for Brain Tumour Treatment in Turkey generally covers the pre-surgery investigations of the patient. The treatment cost usually includes the expenses related to hospitalization, surgery, nursing, medicines, and anesthesia. A prolonged hospital stay due to delayed recovery, new diagnosis and complications after surgery may increase the cost of Brain Tumour Treatment in Turkey.
Which are some of the best hospitals in Turkey for Brain Tumour Treatment?
There are several best hospitals for Brain Tumour Treatment in Turkey. The following are some of the most renowned hospitals for Brain Tumour Treatment in Turkey:
  1. Eregli Anadolu Hospital
  2. Baskent University Istanbul Hospital
  3. VM Medical Park Samsun Hospital
  4. Antalya Anadolu Hastanesi
  5. Medical Park Tokat Hospital
  6. Lokman Hekim Esnaf Hospital
  7. Medical Park Gebze Hospital
  8. Medical Park Canakkale Hospital
  9. Anadolu Medical Center
  10. VM Medical Park Ankara
How many days does it take to recover post Brain Tumour Treatment in Turkey?
The recovery of the patient many vary, depending on several factors. However, on an average, patient is supposed to stay for about 30 days in the country after discharge. This is important to ensure that the surgery was successful. During this time, control and follow-up tests take place to check for medical fitness.
Which are some of the other popular destinations for Brain Tumour Treatment?
Turkey is one of the most popular countries for Brain Tumour Treatment in the world. The country offers the best treatment of Brain Tumour Treatment, best doctors, and advanced hospital infrastructure. Some of the other top destinations for Brain Tumour Treatment include the following:
  1. Tunisia
  2. Saudi Arabia
  3. Spain
  4. Israel
  5. Thailand
  6. South Korea
  7. Greece
  8. the United Arab Emirates
  9. South Africa
  10. Malaysia
How much are the other expenses in Turkey apart from the cost of Brain Tumour Treatment?
There are certain expenses additional to the Brain Tumour Treatment cost that the patient may have to pay for. These are the charges for daily meals and hotel stay outside the hospital. The extra charges may vary average around USD$ 40.
Which are the best cities in Turkey for Brain Tumour Treatment Procedure?
Brain Tumour Treatment in Turkey is offered in almost all metropolitan cities, including the following:
  • Ankara
  • Trabzon
  • Istanbul
  • Antalya
  • Fethiye
How many days does one have to spend in the hospital for Brain Tumour Treatment in Turkey?
After Brain Tumour Treatment, the patient is supposed to stay for about 5 days in the hospital for recovery and monitoring. This time frame is important for the patient to recover properly and feel comfotable after the surgery. With the help of several tests, it is determined that the patient is doing fine after the surgery and is okay to be discharged.
What is the average rating of Hospitals in Turkey?
The average rating for Brain Tumour Treatment hospitals in Turkey is 4.9. This rating is calculated based on several parameters such as hygiene, politeness of staff, infrastructure and quality of services.
How many hospitals offer Brain Tumour Treatment in Turkey?
These hospitals are approved to perform the surgery and have proper infrastructure to handle Brain Tumour Treatment patients.
What are the main causes of a brain tumour?
The exact nature of Brain Tumors is difficult to be determined and varies on a case to case basis. Brain tumours can result due to exposure to radiation, family history of brain tumours or cancer cells located anywhere else in the body spreads to the brain. Apart from this being overweight, or a history of cancer. 
What are the types of surgeries available in Turkey for Brain Tumour Treatment?

The types of surgeries available in Turkey for brain tumor treatment are craniotomy, minimally invasive neuro-endoscopy, and endonasal endoscopic surgery, MRI Guided Laser Ablation, and bio-stimulation.

What is the recovery process post-surgery in Turkey for Brain Tumour treatment?

The number of days in hospitals after brain surgery can stretch for 3-7 days because it can vary depending on the procedure and how patients respond post-surgery. The average length of stay in Turkey can extend for 6-8 weeks depending on the surgery performed, whether the patient requires rehabilitation and how fast the patient recovers.

Which are the top hospitals for brain tumour treatment in Turkey?

The top hospitals for brain tumour treatment in Turkey are Medicana Konya, Medicana Ankara International hospital, Liv Hospital Ulus, Hisar International hospital, Acibadem Hastanesi – Altunizade, Memorial Atasehir hospital, and Anadolu Medical Center.

Who are the top doctors and surgeons for brain tumour treatment in Turkey?

Top doctors in Turkey at Medicana Konya are Hakken Emmez, Sait Sirin, Adnan Altun, Gokhan Kurt, and Yilmaz Kilic. The recognized doctor at Hisar International hospital is Dr. Murat Cobanoglu. The doctors at Memorial Atasehir hospital are Assoc. Prof. Gokalp Silav and MD Mustafa Onoz. The top doctors at Anadolu Medical Center are Prof. Serdar Kahraman, Prof. Dr. Seluck Gocmen, and Asst Prof Gokhan Acka.

What is the average cost of Brain Tumour surgery in Turkey?

The approximate cost of brain tumor surgery in Turkey is USD2700 as compared to USD 3400 in Tunisia and USD 22,500 in Spain. This is just the starting price at which the treatment is offered in Turkey. However, the cost can significantly increase depending on the complexity of the case and stay at the hospital. 

What are the types of Brain Tumor Treatments available in Turkey?

Brain Tumor Treatment in Turkey is done through various methods as explained below.

  • Craniotomy: This is the most common type of brain surgery for the removal of the brain tumor. During the surgery, a part of the scalp is removed and an incision is made in the skin using specialized equipment to remove a small piece of the skull. This is done to expose the area of the brain having the tumor. The outermost layer of the brain tissue is opened. The surgeon then locates the tumor and removes it. Once the tumor is removed, the surgeon replaces the bone and then stitches the scalp.

  • Radiation therapy: This might be used alone or in combination with surgery and chemotherapy for the treatment of metastatic or primary brain cancers, which are also known as brain tumors. Radiation therapy uses beams of intense energy to kill cancer cells. This often uses X-rays, however, protons or other types of energy can also be used.

  • Chemotherapy: This is the use of drugs to destroy the brain tumor cells, usually by preventing the tumor cells from growing and dividing. A chemotherapy regimen consists of a specific number of cycles given during a set period of time. A patient might receive one drug at a time or a mixture of different drugs at the same time. The aim of chemotherapy is to destroy tumor cells remaining after surgery or slow a tumor’s growth. Chemotherapy to treat a brain tumor is given after surgery and with or after radiation therapy.

What are the costs of evaluation and types of treatment which are associated with Brain Tumor Surgery in Turkey?

The table shows the costs of evaluation and types of treatment that are associated with Brain Tumor Surgery in Turkey. Cost is generally higher in the case of surgery as it involves a complex process and might need intensive care to avoid any complications. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy are less expensive in comparison to surgery. The doctor may also prescribe costly medicines for speedy recovery during surgery. The evaluation cost is mostly associated with the screening tests that the patient needs to get done. Doctors evaluate all test reports to find out if the patient is ready for the treatment. This also helps doctors to detect any underlying condition which might need treatment for the start of the procedure.

Procedures

Evaluation cost (USD)

Treatment cost (USD)

Chemotherapy

$500-600

Starting from $4500

Radiation Therapy

$500-750

Starting from $5000

Surgery

$800-1000

Starting from $9000

Who are some of the best surgeons in Turkey treating Brain Tumor Surgery?

Here are some of the best surgeons in Turkey treating Brain Tumor:

  1. Dr. Ugur Ture

33 Years of experience

Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions, Istanbul

  1. Dr. Halil Buldu

15 years of experience

Istanbul Surgical Hospital, Sisli.

  1. Prof. Dr. Ozcan Ciklatekerlio

24 years of experience

Biruni University Medical Faculty Hospital

  1. Prof. Dr. Mustafa BOZBUGA

30 years of experience

NPISTANBUL Brain Hospital

  1. Dr. Ali Erdem Yildirim

17 years of experience

Acıbadem Healthcare Group

  1. Dr. M Serdar Kemaloglu

21 years of experience

Kolan International Hospital, Istanbul

  1. Dr. Friday Yilmaz

18 years of experience

Kolan International Hospital, Istanbul

  1. Dr. Serdar Kahraman

22 years of experience

Centro Médico Anadolu, Istanbul

  1. Prof. Dr. Zeki Şekerci

33 years of experience

Medipol Mega University Hospital

  1. Dr. Kenan Kibici

22 years of experience

Medical Park International, Istanbul

What is the length of hospital stay for Brain Tumor Surgery in Turkey?

The normal stay period in the hospital is 3-10 days after brain tumor surgery in Turkey. It may take some time to recover after your brain tumor surgery. Every individual takes a different amount of time to recover. The duration of stay in hospital depends on your operation and also on how long you take to recover. If you show positive signs of recovery, you'll be allowed to go home where you continue to recover.

The amount of time taken to recover after brain surgery depends on:

  • Areas of the brain affected by the surgery

  • Patient’s age and health

  • The procedure used for the removal of the brain tumor

  • The location of the tumor in the brain

Why should you choose Turkey as a Destination for your Brain Tumor Surgery?

Here are some reasons why you should choose Turkey as a destination for your Brain Tumor Surgery:

  • Turkey has a wide range of best hospitals that offer care and treatment that suits one’s budget. With medical advancement, hospitals struggle to bring down the surgery cost.

  • Turkey boasts of highly experienced and qualified surgeons who have a high success rate. The cost differs greatly based on the chosen surgeon.

  • There is a range of cheap accommodation options.

  • The infrastructure required for brain tumor treatment is on par with the developed countries.

  • Turkey has some of the internationally accredited brain tumor treatment centers.

  • The high success rate of the hospitals.

  • Cost-effectiveness makes Turkey a great destination for brain tumor treatment.

  • Turkey has talented, most experienced, and well-qualified surgeons that play a major role in uplifting healthcare in Turkey. The doctors keep themselves updated with the latest advancements in the medical world. Most doctors have attained qualifications, certifications, as well as fellowships from reputed medical institutions around the world. They are also well-trained and experienced with global exposure.

  • Turkey has cultural connections with ancient Greek, Byzantine, Persian, Roman, and Ottoman empires. The country is geographically located between the Middle East, Europe, and Asia, therefore; it is easily accessible via several airlines.

  • Visa Process: Applying for a visa in Turkey is very easy and simple. Your passport should be valid for 90 days before the trip

Which are the best hospitals in Turkey for Brain Tumour Treatment and their costs ?
Some of the top hospitals in Turkey for Brain Tumour Treatment and their associated prices:
HospitalMinimum CostMaximum Cost
Medicana International Istanbul, IstanbulUSD 10950USD 11500
Medipol Mega University Hospital, IstanbulUSD 10490USD 11230
Medicana Sivas Hospital, SivasUSD 10030USD 11630
Medical Park Ordu Hospital, OrduUSD 10020USD 11470
Medical Park Elazig Hospital, ElazigUSD 10560USD 11250
Eregli Anadolu Hospital, ZonguldakUSD 10690USD 11360
Medicana Bahcelievler Hospital, IstanbulUSD 10940USD 11090
Memorial Ankara Hospital, AnkaraUSD 10420USD 11340
Medical Park Canakkale Hospital, CanakkaleUSD 10270USD 11370
Avcilar Anadolu Hospital, IstanbulUSD 10270USD 11870

FAQ's Related to Turkey

Which are the popular multispecialty hospital groups in Turkey?

One of the highly acclaimed destinations for medical tourism, Turkey offers a full range of high quality and affordable medical services. Turkey boasts of having some of the best multispecialty hospitals supported by highly trained and experienced doctors, world-class facilities, and advanced technology. Hospitals are totally committed to following international healthcare standards and medical protocols in order to ensure quality treatment and complete patient safety. Some of the world-class multispecialty hospitals providing unmatched treatment in Turkey are

  1. Emsey Hospital, Pendik,
  2. Kolan International Hospital, Istanbul,
  3. Acibadem Hospitals Group
  4. American Hospital, Istanbul,
  5. Florence Nightingale Hospital, İstanbul,
  6. Medipol University Hospital, İstanbul,
  7. Anadolu Medical Center, Kocaeli,
  8. Smile Hair Clinic, Istanbul.
What healthcare accreditation standards are followed in Turkey?

Joint Commission International (JCI) is the major healthcare accrediting body in Turkey. JCI was founded to ensure the quality served by the health organizations. The standards set a benchmark for quality assurance by hospitals. The standards provide a framework for quality assurance by hospitals and offer a comprehensive corrective action plan for ensuring quality culture at all levels and across all functions.

Why should I opt for healthcare in Turkey?

Factors like excellent healthcare infrastructure, world-class hospitals, best doctors, and advanced Turkey technology are some of the reasons which make Hungary one of most favored destinations for seeking treatment. Low consultation fee, low-cost medical treatments, and cheap medicines are some other factors which contribute to the popularity of medical tourism in Turkey. Hospitals and healthcare centers in Turkey meet Western standards of healthcare. Turkey has world-class doctors who have vast experience in multiple disciplines and some of them are trained in America and Europe who prefer to practice in Turkey.

What is the quality of doctors in Turkey?

Turkey has some of the finest doctors in the world and the medical fraternity in the country is highly skilled and well-trained. The highly qualified doctors have been educated at premier educational institutions where they have rigorous training. They have strong subject knowledge and their skill set and area of expertise are vast. Board-certified doctors demonstrate their ability to practice at the top of their profession and deliver high-quality care to their patients.

When traveling to Turkey for medical treatment, what essential documents do I need to carry along?

You need to carry documents like medical History, test reports, records, doctor referral notes, passport copies, residence/ driver’s license/ bank statement/ details of Health insurance. Packing is important when it comes traveling to another country for medical treatment.Packing is important when it comes traveling to another country for medical treatment. Don't forget to make a list of all the essential things you might need during your stay in Turkey. The required documents may vary as per your destination, so please check before traveling.

What are the popular procedures available in Turkey?

A large number of medical tourists visit Turkey every year to avail popular procedures, such as:

  1. Ophthalmic surgery,
  2. Dental treatments,
  3. Plastic surgery,
  4. Hair transplant,
  5. IVF,
  6. Hematological oncology,
  7. Stem cell transplantation,
  8. Dermatological treatment,
  9. Bariatric surgery,
  10. Kidney transplant.

The popular procedures in Turkey are available at an affordable price and have a success rate. With best-in-class doctors, the hospitals in Turkey offer world-class treatments in almost every therapeutic areas. The popular procedures available in Turkey have received worldwide attention due to high success rates, affordable cost, and safe treatments.

Which are the most popular cities in Turkey for medical treatment?

Most medical tourists choose cities like Ankara, Istanbul, and Antalya which also are some of Turkey’s most famous tourist destinations. These cities have the best hospitals in Turkey which provide affordable medical care with world-class facilities, impeccable patient care. These cities are considered the best destinations for medical treatment in Turkey due to many other reasons, such as cheap accommodation, best infrastructure, transportation facilities, and a wide range of food options. One of the global destinations for medical tourism, Turkey has many cities full of history and mesmerizing sandy beaches.

What are the other facilities provided by hospitals in Turkey?

Hospitals in Turkey offer world-class facilities to international patients to ensure safety and comfort throughout their stay in Turkey. Some of the facilities available at hospitals in Turkey are visa assistance, travel arrangements, airport transfers, coordination of all medical appointments, accommodations for patients and companions, international staff translators, shopping and recreational options, Internet with wi-fi, mobile sim cards, lockers, and cuisine to suit your palate. Right from initial queries, preparations for their travel, arrival, visit of the hospital, and follow-up care, hospitals are with their patients at every step of their journey.

Do hospitals in Turkey accept health insurance?

Yes, the hospitals in Turkey accept health insurance. You need to inform the hospital if you have any health insurance that is internationally valid. Contact your insurance company in your country to check whether the procedure you want to avail is covered at the hospital in Turkey. If it is an approved insurance provider, the hospital will request the Guarantee of Payment from the insurance directly to commence your treatment cashless.